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Awesome Dawson – Chris Gall

See larger image Awesome Dawson Awesome Dawson is a fun book about a little boy who loves to collect “junk” and then turn those things into treasures.  As his skills as an engineer continue to grow, Dawson builds a machine that will do his chores for him.  Unfortunately, the machine is a bit too […]

Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions – Chris Barton

See larger image Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Whoosh is a great book that shares the life and inventions of Lonnie Johnson who is an engineer and inventor.  While working on a new cooling system for refrigerators and air-conditioners, completely by accident, Johnson created one of the top selling toys of all […]

Little Mouse’s Big Valentine – Thacher Hurd

See larger image Little Mouse’s Big Valentine This is my favorite Valentine’s Day book in our collection.  Little Mouse has a very big valentine that he wants to share, but none of his friends are interested because it is just too big.  As he ponders how to solve his dilemma, Little Mouse makes a […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Love Monster and the Last Chocolate – Rachel Bright

See larger image Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, this seemed like a fitting choice for a Way Back Wednesday post.

Love Monster is such a cute character.  I was excited to see that he is now featured in a number of books.  Love Monster and […]

Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know – Adam Bray and Cole Horton

See larger image Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know If you have Star Wars fans at your home (big or small), they will love this book.  It provides all sorts of interesting details in a highly engaging format.  Our daughter has delighted in reading this one again and again! New From: $7.96 USD In Stock

Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters – Lesley M. Blume

See larger image Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters Cornelia’s life changing friendship with her elderly neighbor Virginia Somerset makes for a terrific tale that features rich vocabulary and wonderful adventures that span the globe.  The story within a story format and great descriptive details makes this book a most enjoyable read.  This one is a winner!

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Way Back Wednesday ~ The Chronicles of Narnia – C.S. Lewis

See larger image The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set: Full-Color Collector’s Edition This post was originally published on July 16, 2016.  Our daughter received the boxed set of this edition of The Chronicles of Narnia for Christmas, and she has been delighting in re-reading the series on her own.

The Chronicles of Narnia is […]

88 Instruments – Chris Barton

See larger image 88 Instruments 88 Instruments is a fun picture book that features a young boy selecting which musical instrument he would like to learn how to play.  With clever use of onomatopoeia, the story comes to life and you cannot help but feel like you are at the music shop too!  Beautiful […]

I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) – Brad Meltzer

See larger image I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) The Ordinary People Change the World series by Brad Meltzer is terrific.  These highly accessible picture books introduce children to a wide range of historical figures.  I especially appreciate how the author includes details about each person’s early life and childhood which […]

Whatever is Lovely: A 90-Day Devotional Journal (Faithgirlz) – Allia Zobel Nolan

See larger image Whatever is Lovely: A 90-Day Devotional Journal (Faithgirlz) Faithgirlz materials are very popular with our daughter.  This devotional is no exception.  It is written for tween girls and uses Philippians 4:8 as a foundation for discussion of a wide range of topics important to tween young ladies.  Each devotional begins with […]